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Icon Conference 2016: Scotland Tour

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Augustine United Church

41 George IV Bridge

Edinburgh

EH1 1EL

United Kingdom

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Due to popular demand, we are hosting a one-day event in which we return to some of the themes and presentations given in the Scotland Group, and Care of Collections Group sessions at last year’s Icon conference.

The day will consist of ten presentations from speakers from all over the UK on a wide range of subjects, and plenty of time for networking. Refreshments and lunch are also provided.

Below is a timetable of events. Go to our blog to find a synopsis of each talk.

Timetable

  • 9.00 - 9.30: Arrival, tea and coffee provided

  • 9.30 - 9.40: Introductions and welcome

  • 9.40 - 10.00: Emily Hick, Special Collections Conservator, Centre for Research Collections, University of Edinburgh - Crowdsourcing Conservation

  • 10.00 - 10.20: Claire Thomson, Book and Paper Conservator, National Library of Scotland - The Conservation of the 'Chimney Map'

  • 10.20 - 10.40: Lizzie Miller, Object Conservator Birmingham Museums Trust - Keeping up with Contemporary Collecting – How conservators at Birmingham Museums Trust are adapting to working with complex modern artworks.

  • 10.40 - 11.00: Questions and answers

  • 11.00 - 11.30: Morning break, tea and coffee provided

  • 11.30 - 11.50: Dr. Cordelia Rogerson, Head of Conservation, British Library - Increasing the Profile and Influence of Conservation - An Unexpected Benefit of Risk Assessments

  • 11.50 - 12.10: Sarah VanSnick, Senior Conservation Manager, National Archives - Taking on mould in a multidisciplinary team.

  • 12.10 - 12.30: Dr Isobel Griffin, Collections Care Manager, National Library of Scotland - Collections environment standards: useful or obstructive?

  • 12.30 - 12.50: Questions and answers

  • 12.50 - 13.50: Lunch break. Lunch provided at the venue

  • 13.50 - 14.10: Helen Murdina Hughes, Textile Conservator, Glasgow Life - ‘Unity is Strength’ - Rediscovering Glasgow’s Union and Community Banners at Maryhill Stores: a Cross-disciplinary Documentation and Engagement project.

  • 14.10 - 14.30: Lynsey Haworth, Regional Collections Manager, Historic Environment Scotland - Hanging out: strain monitoring of tapestries.

  • 14.30 - 14.50: Sarah Foskett, Lecturer, MPhil Textile Conservation, University of Glasgow - Monitoring Costume on Display: a collaborative project between University of Glasgow and Glasgow Museums

  • 14.50 - 15.10: Ioannis Vasallos, Photographic Collections Conservator, National Library of Scotland - The Preservation of Black and White Polaroid prints: Research based on three albums from the Stanley Kubrick Archive.

  • 15.10 - 15.30: Questions and answers

  • 15.30 - 15.40: Final remarks and close

  • 15.40 - 16.30: Refreshments and networking

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Augustine United Church

41 George IV Bridge

Edinburgh

EH1 1EL

United Kingdom

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